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Contend SL 1 Disc

2018

$2,099 RRP

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A LIGHT AND LIVELY ALL-ROUNDER WITH Disc BRAKE CONTROL. FOR CLIMBS, DESCENTS, SPRINTS, Contend IS WITH YOU ALL THE WAY.

Engineered with Giant’s innovative ALUXX SL aluminum technology, the Contend SL Disc is built for versatile, all-around road performance. Its geometry combines quick and agile acceleration with a smooth, compliant feel on the road. Seamless disc-brake integration gives you added control regardless of road or weather conditions. And the innovative D-Fuse composite seatpost reduces road vibrations for a smoother, more efficient ride.

  • ALUXX SL-grade frame with D-Fuse composite seatpost
  • Composite fork with alloy OverDrive steerer
  • Giant PR-2 Disc wheelset with Giant Gavia AC 2 tubeless tyres
  • Shimano 105 11-speed componentry
  • Giant Conduct hydraulic disc brakes
  • Colour: Matt/Charcoal/Neon Green

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SizesXS, S, M, M/L, L, XL
ColorsMatte Charcoal/Neon Green
FrameALUXX SL-grade aluminium
ForkComposite with alloy OverDrive steerer
ShockN/A
HandlebarGiant Connect , 31.8mm
StemConnect
SeatpostGiant D-Fuse composite
SaddleContact Forward
PedalsPlatform w/Toe Clip & Strap
ShiftersShimano 105
Front DerailleurShimano 105
Rear DerailleurShimano 105
BrakesGiant Conduct, hydraulic disc, 140mm
Brake LeversShimano 105
CassetteShimano 105 11x32, 11-Speed
ChainKMC X11EL-1
CranksetShimano FC-RS510, 34/50
Bottom BracketShimano, Press Fit
RimsGiant PR-2 Disc, Tubeless
HubsGiant Performance Tracker Road Disc, Sealed Bearings, 28h
SpokesSapim Race 14/15g
TiresGiant Gavia AC 2 Tubeless, 700x25, Folding
ExtrasFactory Tubeless
WeightThe most accurate way to determine any bike’s weight is to have your local dealer weigh it for you. Many brands strive to list the lowest possible weight, but in reality weight can vary based on size, finish, hardware and accessories. All Giant bikes are designed for best-in-class weight and ride quality.

Highlights

Engineered with Giant’s innovative ALUXX SL aluminum technology, the Contend SL Disc frame delivers a confident ride quality that’s lightweight, compliant and balanced for a wide variety of road riding enthusiasts. Seamless disc-brake integration means more control regardless of road or weather conditions, and the innovative D-Fuse composite seatpost cuts down road vibrations, delivering a smoother, more efficient ride. Here’s a look at the key technologies that make Contend SL Disc the road bike that delivers performance for all.

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Sizing Guide and Geometry

Sizing to be used as a reference only. Please check with a local authorized Liv or Giant dealer to determine the correct size.
Available sizes may vary from country to country.

XS   157 cm5’2” 167 cm5’6”
S   167 cm5’6” 173 cm5’8”
M   173 cm5’8” 178 cm5’10”
M/L   178 cm5’10” 183 cm6’0”
L   183 cm6’0” 188 cm6’2”
XL   188 cm6’2” 193 cm6’4”
  XSSMM/LLXL
ASeat Tube Length (mm) (inch)41016.144517.548018.951520.353521.156522.2
BSeat Tube Angle (degrees)74.5°74.0°73.5°73.0°73.0°72.5°
CTop Tube Length (mm) (inch)51020.153020.954521.55602257522.659523.4
DHead Tube Length (mm) (inch)1254.91455.71656.51907.52108.32309.1
EHead Tube Angle (degrees)71.0°72.0°72.5°72.5°72.5°72.5°
FFork Rake (mm) (inch)451.8451.8451.8451.8451.8451.8
GTrail (mm) (inch)702.8642.5602.4602.4602.4602.4
HWheelbase (mm) (inch)97338.397938.598538.899739.3101239.8102740.4
IChain Stay Length (mm) (inch)41016.141016.141016.141016.141016.141016.1
JBottom Bracket Drop (mm) (inch)702.8702.8702.8652.6652.6652.6
KStack (mm) (inch)52320.654621.556722.358623.160523.862424.6
LReach (mm) (inch)36514.437314.737714.83811539015.439815.7
MStand Over Height (mm) (inch)6872771728.274529.377930.779731.482232.4
OStem Length (mm) (inch)803.1903.51003.91003.91104.31104.3
PCrank Length (mm) (inch)1656.51706.7172.56.8172.56.81756.91756.9
QWheel Size 700C700C700C700C700C700C

Technologies

All specifications listed are subject to change without notice.